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Jul 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
they share their story of heartbreak and hope. today, twins alexis and noah beery are typical energetic and athletic 13-year-olds but their lives have not always been this way. the 8th grader recall a day when the most basic activity was a struggle. >> before we would wobble, and we wouldn't be able to talk. we would just we couldn't do anything. we couldn't learn. >> i'd see other kids doing all this stuff doing sports and climbing and sliding down slides. you know, that wa pretty much my biggest dream. >> shortly after birth, twins alexis and for what cried incessantly. doctors called it colic and retta beery sensed something else was off. >> when they were 9 months old we knew that something was wrong with their development. they were so floppy when they were 9 months old. when you would hold them they would flop back they had no muscle tone whatsoever. >> in the months and years that followed alexis and noah's condition deteriorated. the beery family went from one medical specialist to another. but none could offer a definitive diagnosis for their twins. >> not knowing wha
Jul 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, washington. >> the cnn i-report interview is next. anything you wanted to know about television twins tea and tamara. like who would win in a cage match against the olson twins? really? that's a real question. hear that answer coming up next. and don't forget, watch cnn live on your computer while you're at work. go to do it now, go, go, go. what's with you? trouble with a car insurance claim. [ voice of dennis ] switch to allstate. their claim service is so good, now it's guaranteed. [ normal voice ] so i can trust 'em. unlike randy. are you in good hands? get two miracles in one product. what's more beautiful than a covergirl? unlike rtwo covergirls. tone rehab 2-in-1 foundation. covers spots, lines, and wrinkles. and helps improve skin tone over time. tone rehab from easy, breezy, beautiful, covergirl! covergirl! . >>> do not adjust your television. you're about to see double. cnn's ireport team put your questions to tia and tamara. >> i will never forget a kid screaming down the hall. he said, "your show sucks." just like that. out loud. in front of all of the kids. and i
Jul 7, 2012 1:30am PDT
and twins robert and john. her education continued with a master's degree in early childhood literature, and programming in 1975 from webster university. patricia has a successful career as a teacher and children's book editor. she changed careers to become a full time writer of children and young adult books. her goal is to create books for and about african-americans. i write because there is a need to have books for, by and about the african-american experience and how we helped to develop this country. i present to you patricia makinsik heart of literacy. >> i am from st. louis, missouri. a lot of you think i have said it in correctly when i said missouri. you think i got it slid into my southern dialect, right? no. i was not born in st. louis. i was born in nashville, tennessee, a little town side of nashville. that is where i grew up, went to high school, met and married my husband. moved back to st. louis where i lived part of my life. i heard people saying missouri and missouri. what is the correct pronunciation of our new home? the best place to go when you want info
Jul 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
read the opinion, it's on the basis of an eighth amendment analysis of the twin pillars of the criminal law which are retribution and deterrence. the court makes the judgment that low i.q. means that you're less responsible and less likely able to be deterred. so the twin pillars of the criminal law don't really apply. but i'm not sure that the psychologists who do psychological testing and i.q. or the neuroscientists have really connected up the constitutional reasons why because it may be that they're substructures of i.q. that are more relevant to the eighth amendment question. it's not a general i.q. score that is ultimately relevant. in fact, the california supreme court has dealt with exactly that question of what subscales might be constitutional relevant rather than the global i.q. score. >> one question here which i think is very interesting. in my community, we strongly feel that diet plays a strong diagnosis of the violence we see, the intake of sugar which is heavily consumed is a factor. what is your take on that? >> diet certainly plays a
Jul 6, 2012 9:00pm EDT
a site known as the twin wrecks. keith royal has been down to the twin wrecks hundreds of times. >> there are two wrecks sitting right next to each other, bow to stern and there's a gap between them. >> david swain and his friend christian were both certified scuba instructors. and shelley tyre was no novice. in her logbook she had recorded over 350 dives. now, divers with comparable experience will tell you that diving the twin wreck site with the nice, flat sandy bottom, great visibility is about as challenging as a walk in the park on a sunny day. at about noon that day, the caribbean soul tied up at the twin wrecks, and in a sometimes tourist ocean, they would have the dive site all to themselves. then david and shelley made their dive plan. >> this particular time it was decided that we'd go down first, shelley and i. >> david swain says she and shelley made a routine entry into the water and then made their way down over the reef and over to the twin wreck site. >> she went off with her slates and started counting fish and i started taking pictures. >> as they each did the
Jul 7, 2012 2:05am EDT
. congratulations. it's beautiful. more than that, congratulations, he is about to be the daddy of two twin boys. >> tell us what gave you the idea to do this? >> when we came to new york in 1985 from italy, i noticed how diverse this society is as opposed to the italian one. at the same time through the years, how much we do have in common. then as i traveled and i married my wife 12 years ago, who is african-american, i got to experience firsthand how much we do share as human beings and americans. >> sure. >> how long did it take you to venture all across the country? >> eventually seven years, 16,000 miles by car. >> and it wasn't so much the pictures you took, which are all wonderful, but the stories behind the pictures, right? >> yeah. >> you went all the way to alaska. tell us about what happened in alaska. >> tell us about new york city. i think we need to do them in order. >> yes. that's why hoda is here. >> wait. that doesn't look like new york city to me. >> looks like alaska to me. >> what i was saying is alaska. start with that, if you wouldn't mind. >> well, alaska was the most exc
Jul 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ . >>> excitement over nasa's rover is growing. life on mars, if it exists, might lie just beneath the planet's surface. and it may be able to detect it. the study lifts ideal locations and depth to search for the molecules that could be a road map for what is due to land on the red planet august 5th. >>> here in the bay area we are feeling the warm up that mark tomayo talked about yesterday. >> yes, that is right. and we will have a few more 90s. parts in the bay area this weekend. live storm tracker 2. big storms outside. and also to the south and to the westmont ray bay, we could have a few passes of overcast developing right around the bay. it will increase in coverage if we head into early side morning. as far as temperatures today. temperatures today, inland, back up a few neighborhoods back up into the 90s. fairfield, antioch, san francisco topped out at 65 degrees. forecast headlines for tonight. we do have mostly clear skies. patchy coastal fog developing. weekend, mornin
Jul 7, 2012 5:30am EDT
college park. times were tough, the only way to keep his long hours were by bringing his twin boys, francis and franklin, to work. >> people inspired me, people that just came and -- >> reporter: it didn't take long for the boy toss grow on the staff and for the game to grow on them. >> i think he has what roger federer has, what nadal has, what jimmy conor had. he has the pure joy of hitting a tennis ball. that goes a long way. >> reporter: what separates you from the other tennis players out there your age? >> i just want it so much more than they do. every time i step on the court it's like i'm here to work as hard as i can. >> reporter: he's considered the number one ranked player in the world in his age group. hey, at least i got a racket on it. >> hey. >> but the message is clear at home. i appreciate you showing me a thing or two on the court. you didn't hurt me too bad. what does it take to take your game to the next level? what does it take for me to turn on the tv and see you on sundays? >> a lot of hard work. a lot of belief. in tennis you go through ups and downs, so it
Jul 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
years playing for the rangers t brewers, the twins, back to the minors in between. his time now with the mets and perfection of the knuckle ball, now has him the most talked about pitcher in the majors. >> now the fans know your life story. >> as i'm walking off between innings, there's a section right there, the family section. >> sitting in those seats, his wife and four children. do they know the secret? >> not giving away the secret. >> no, i can't. not until i retire. >> show me your knuckle ball? >> you know, that's a great question. it's one that i'm constantly searching for. >> you've talked about the vertical shoe box. do you picture that when you're pitching? >> yeah, i do. >> he pictures a vertical shoe box over the catcher's head, at least part of the secret. >> i'll dig my fingernails right behind the horseshoe, trying to stabilize the baseball with my thumb. >> unlike any other pitch, knuckle balls hardly spin. they rote rotate up to 1.5 times, slow moving, barely spinning and unpredictable in that box. >> i just release the ball at the opportune moment and it comes out wit
Jul 7, 2012 2:30am PDT
just barely hung on. >> eric mcallister remembers a twin set of pricing that nearly got the fifth generation the legacy. the first was financial. shortly after that the second crisis was a violent union strike which also came close to destroying the business. >> sitting here at my desk, in comes walking the president of the union. he said, brian n a couple of weeks i think you understand that your union contract is up. i said, but al, if you go on strike, keep on walking. because that's the end of your union and us. i'm bringing in replacements. and they are heavily armed. so if you want to come aboard with your thumbs and the clubs and the guns, you better know that every single one of our tugboats is ready to take you on. i got no choice. i may be dead either way. >> clearly luck has played a role in their survival, but it is certainly not everything. what is it about your family that's been able to hold on to this with so many other family businesses leaving the family after the second, third and fourth generation? >> i think it's that irishmenalty of tradition, the passion for
Jul 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ about how older people are becoming more and more antisocial, so i was really aggressive with my parents about joining facebook. my parents are up to 19 friends now? so sad. ♪ i have 687 friends. this is living. what!? that is not a real puppy. that's too small to be a real puppy. [ male announcer ] venza. from toyota. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. mine hurt more! mine stopped hurting faster... [ female announcer ] neosporin® plus pain relief starts relieving pain faster and kills more types of infectious bacteria. neosporin® plus pain relief. for a two dollar coupon, visit >> mason: more than seven million students who borrow money to pay for school got some relief today. president obama signed a bill to keep the interest rates at 3.4
Jul 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
kindness of strangers about a family with seven children, two of whom are twins with downs syndrome. those twin girls have leukemia undergoing chemotherapy. the family is tooped out financially. their donations surpassed $25,000 in less than a month. >>> now to politics and a new report from "the washington post" that examines whether campaigns really change voters' minds. i'm joined now by the author of that article, the post's paul far hi and larry sabatosabato, gentlemen. >> hi, alex. >> paul, i will go first to you. this is a fascinating article. you write about one man who's called every popular election vote correctly, even within like 2 percentage points since 1992. tell us about that. >> yes. this is allen brom owe wits a political science professor at emery university. but he is not entirely unique. a number of forecasters do this with some precision every single election. it's because elections are themselves fairly predictable. you don't have to wait until october, you don't have to wait for the polls in november to know approximately or at least with some precision how t
Jul 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
situation. the mouse looks a bit surprised as it tries, unsuccessfully to climb out of the twin revolts. the residents says he is afraid to live to the mouse out for fear that it would fight him and possibly infected. it is not just this mouse he finds, but a few hours later another mouse a swimming around in the bath and toilet. the resident decided enough is enough and moved out. efts another resident at the same complex says the whole thing for its amount. >> was pretty shocked. that is pretty gross. it is really negligent of the apartment manager or whoever is in charge. >> kron4 tried to contact the property manager but no one called the suspect. no one at the health department vector control department that handles road and situations call this that about whether they are doing an investigation about what is going on. >>marty: let's turn our attention to some transportation is for some muni writers and motorist. this week the partial closure of the san francisco muni j and m lines are closed for improvements. j real service will let of results of market street and the p.m rail ser
Jul 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
multiple sclerosis. and also if you have two identical twins and one of them has multiple sclerosis, the chances are 30% that the other one will have it. so there clearly is a genetic contribution to this. and if you have additional family members, the incidence will rise. the target of the disease is t myelisheath. so many axe ons in the brain are-- axeons in the brain are covered with this fatty sheath that is designed to enhance conduction along the axeon. there are some unmyelin ated axeons but there are lots in the nervous system and if you attack that in an autoimmune disorder like multiple sclerosis, you can slow and ultimately stop conduction in those axeons. because myelin axeons are thrghout the brain, you can affec many different partof the brain as a result of the autoimmune disease. if you hit the optic nerve you can have transient blindness. if you hit the spinal chord or the brain, you can have sense ory disturbances, tremors, you can have weaknesses in an arm or a leg. these episodes vary in duration. they can last for days. they can last for weeks and they can last
Jul 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
that come from? what's it about? >> i wrote this right after the twin towers went down. this was a poem i wrote for the next valentine's day. they could pump frenzy into air ducts and rage into reservoirs, dynamite dams and drown the cities, cry fire in theaters as the victims are burning, but i will find my way through blackened streets and kneel down at your side. they could jump a median, head-on, and obliterate the future, fit .45's to the hands of kids and skate them off to school, flip live butts into tinderbox forests and hellfire half the heavens, but in the rubble of smoking cottages i will hold you in my arms. they could send kidnappers to kindergartens and pedophiles to playgrounds, wrap themselves in old glory and gut the bill of rights, pound at the door with holy screed and put an end to reason, but i will cut through their curtains of cunning and find you somewhere in moonlight. whatever they do with their anthrax or chainsaws, however they strip-search or brainwash or blackmail, they cannot prevent me from sending you robins, all of them singing -- i'll be there. >>
Jul 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ our burying the power lines, so maybe we haven't solved the country's economic mess. it would be a huge mess. you have to dig up a lot of things. much more difficult than it first appears. we'll bracket that. it's brainstorming here. >>> john, i want to ask you about demand. i mean there's an argument -- there's sort of two arguments i think we get in this economy about uncertainty on one hand, which is something you talked about before, and demand. business es don't have enough customers. what are you seeing? obviously i should stipulate. the upper east side of manhattan is a different environment than youngstown, ohio or baltimore, maryland. this is not representative but i'm curious what you're saying. >> it is different. all in my case, people still have to eat. but we've seen a decline in demand so to speak. we've lost tourism. and this is a direct effect of the euro. you can easily see it we have less french, spanish, and italian touri
Jul 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
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